CURRICULUM VITAE

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experience in higher education

2006-present | Tampa,FL

The University of Tampa

Music Department, College of Arts and Letters

Assistant Professor of Music/Artist Teacher of Piano

Director of Piano Studies


2002-2005 | Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami

Frost School of Music

Graduate Assistant and Instructor of Class Piano


2000-2002 | Bloomington, IN

Indiana University

Jacobs School of Music

Associate Instructor, Class Piano

other teaching experience

2011-present | Tampa, FL

The University of Tampa

Music Department, College of Arts and Letters

Director of Summer Camps – Piano and Chamber Music


1995-present | Porto Heli, Greece

Porto Heli International Festival

Visiting Artist and Piano Professor


2004-2006 | Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami

Piano Preparatory Program

Instructor, Piano and Advanced Music Theory


1995-1998 | Lamia, Greece

Municipal Conservatory of Lamia

Associate Instructor of Piano

academic committees

Tampa, FL

2012

2011

2010

2008

The University of Tampa

Chair, Director of Orchestra Faculty Search

Chair, Director of Choir/University Organist Faculty Search

Member, Academic Integrity Committee

Member, Director of Vocal Studies Faculty Search

courses taught

Tampa, FL

2006-present

2006-present

2006-present

2008-present

2008-present

2010-present

2006-2008

The University of Tampa

MUS 150/250: Studio Lessons, Applied Piano

MUS 309: Performance Class

MUS 249: Studio Lessons, Applied Harpsichord

MUS 319: Music History I, Greek – Classic

MUS 320: Music History II, Romantic – 20th century

MUS 310: String ensemble

MUS 191: World Music


Coral Gables, FL

2002-2005

University of Miami

MKP 140, MKP 141, MKP 240, and MKP 241: group piano classes


Bloomington, IN

2000-2002

Indiana University

MUS P110, MUS P111, MUS P120, MUS P121, MUS P130, MUS P131, MUS P140, and MUS P141: group piano classes

awards/grants

Tampa, FL

2010-present

The University of Tampa

Annual Piano Scholarship given by the Sant 'Yago Education Foundation in honor of Dr. Grigorios Zamparas

2010-2011

Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Work Award, College of Arts and Letters

DANA Grant

DELO Grant

2010

Travel Grant to record with the B. Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra in the Czech Republic

2008

Travel Grant to record with the Philharmonia Bulgarica Orchestra in Sofia, Bulgaria

2007

Travel Grant to give a performance and workshop at Ball State University, Muncie, IN


Tarpon Springs, FL

2011

American Foundation for Greek

Language and Culture

Service Award


Coral Gables, FL

2002-2005

University of Miami, Frost School of Music

Full Tuition Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship

Degree: Doctor of Musical Arts, Piano Performance


Coral Gables, FL

2003-2004

University of Miami, Frost School of Music

1st Prize Winner, Annual Piano Concerto Competition


Bloomington, IN

2000-2002

Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music

Full Tuition Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship

Degree: Master of Music, Piano Performance


Indianapolis, IN

1999

University of Indianapolis

Dean's List


Lamia, Greece

1995-1996

Municipal Conservatory of Lamia

First prize and Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Musical Achievements

select list of performances

Tampa, FL

2006-present

The University of Tampa

Over 50 concerts on campus - Music Department Faculty Artist Series.

Music Highlights include performances with the Swiss Wind Quintet, Graffe Quartet (Czech Republic), Degas Quartet (USA), and the Tiberius Quartet (Romania).


Tampa, FL

2007-present

The University of Tampa

Pianist for the Trio de Minaret, a piano trio in residence at UT.

Several performances in Florida.


Newport, RI

2005-present

Newport Music Festival

Festival Artist - performed over 300 pieces in 104 concerts.


Tampa, FL

2012

University of South Florida

Solo Piano Recital


Sarasota, FL

2012

Munchtime Musicale

Solo Piano Recital


Wonju, South Korea

2011

Yonsei University

Solo Piano Recital


Seoul, South Korea

2011

Yonsei Art Hall

Duo Piano Recital with pianist, HeeSoo Lee


Daytona, FL

2011

Florida State Music Teachers Association Conference

Performer, Teachers Showcase Recital


Lake City, FL

2011

First Presbyterian Church

Solo Piano Recital


Panama City, FL

2011

Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church

Solo Piano Recital


Americus, GA

2011

Georgia Southwestern State University

Solo Piano Recital


Atlanta, GA

2010

Clayton State University

Solo Piano Recital


Demorest, GA

2010

Piedmont College

Solo Piano Recital


Orlando, FL

2010

University of Central Florida

Solo Piano Recital


Boston, MA

2009-2010

Boston Neo-politan Chamber Orchestra

Soloist in Haydn's concerto in D Major and Chopin's concerto No. 1 in e minor


Tarpon Springs, FL

2009-2010

Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center

Solo Piano Recitals


Eisenstaedt, Austria

2009

Haydn Festival

Performance with University of Tampa's Quartet de Minaret


Pancevo, Serbia

2009

Jovan Bandur Music School

Solo Piano Recital


St. Petersburg, FL

2009-2010, 2012

Encore Series at the Palladium

Chamber music concerts with K. Landmeyer, M. Sforzini, Degas Spring Quartet, and Trio De Minaret


Indianapolis, IN

2009-2010

Christel de Haan Fine Arts Center

Solo Piano Recitals


Sarasota, FL

2008-2010, 2012

Artist Series of Sarasota

Recitals with Hein Jung, soprano

Hanan Alattar, soprano

L. Liu, violin and Lowell Adams, cello


Muncie, IN

2008-2010, 2012

Ball State University

Solo Piano Recital


Coral Gables, FL

2008

Hellenic American Women's Council

Solo Benefit Recital, "Flame of Hope"


Tampa, FL

2007

Friday Morning Musicale

Solo Piano Recital


Miami, FL

2006

Mainly Mozart Festival

Solo Piano Recital


Coral Gables, FL

2002-2005

University of Miami, Frost School of Music

Doctoral Recitals

Soloist with the Symphony Orchestra


Porto Alegre, Brazil

2002

Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra

Soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4


Pazartzik, Bulgaria

2002

Pazartzik Philharmonic

Soloist in Beethoven's Concerto No. 5


Nis, Serbia

2001

Nis Chamber Music Festival

Soloist with the Sofia Chamber Orchestra


Bloomington, IN

2000-2002

Indiana University, Jacob School of Music

Solo Piano Recitals, Soloist with the Symphony Orchestra


Sofia, Bulgaria

1995-1998

Sofia Salon of the Arts

Solo Piano Recitals, Soloist with the Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra


Togliati, Russia

1998

Togliati Symphony Orchestra

Soloist in Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1


Greece

1993-1997

Togliati Symphony Orchestra

Solo Piano Recitals in Numerous Cities

publications by the artist

2012

Centaur Records

CRC 3204: Anton Rubinstein’s Piano Concerto No. 5 and Caprice Russe; Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Jon Ceander Mitchell, conductor, Grigorios Zamparas, piano.

2010

CRC 3032: Anton Rubinstein’s Piano Concertos Nos. 3 and 4. Philharmonia Bulgarica, Jon Ceander Mitchell, conductor; Grigorios Zamparas, piano.

2005

CRC 2725: “The Youthful Beethoven.” Piano Concerto in E Flat, WoO. 4; Romance cantabile, H.13; Musik zu einem Ritterballet, WoO 1; Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Jon Ceander Mitchell, conductor, Grigorios Zamparas, piano;


2012

The Miami Bach Society

Edwin McLean: Sonatas for 1,2 and 3 Harpsichords. Robert Heath, Frank Cooper, Grigorios Zamparas

selected publications about the artist

2011

Articles

St. Petersburg Times, Sunday, November 20, by Cherie

Diez, "Wonderful repercussions." "Grigorios Zamparas, as assistant professor of music at the University of Tampa and an international concert pianist and recording artist, was one of them. He was the first to play a regular Yamaha C7 and then play it again after it had been retrofitted. 'I was really shocked', he said. 'The Royal Ebony had a fuller, bigger sound... It speaks to you.”


Tampa Bay Online, August 11, by Barbara Routen, Special Correspondent,

"Local students tickle the ivories at piano camp". "The teachers of the inaugural piano summer camp included renowned pianists Grigorios Zamparas...and...Zamparas is a recording artist and soloist with orchestras around the world."


St. Petersburg Times, Thursday, March 24, by John Fleming,

"Graffe Quartet to perform in Tampa, Tarpon Springs… Grigorios Zamparas will be performing with the Graffe Quartet..."


St. Petersburg Times, Thursday, October 6, by John Fleming

The Tiberius Quartet "A particular treat is the Shostakovich Piano Quintet with the Tiberius joined by UT's Grigorios Zamparas on piano.”


2009

Concert/CD Reviews

Musical America Worldwide; www.musicalamerica.com. July 23, by Rwam, Inc.

"Grigorios Zamparas has joined the roster of Raymond Weiss Artist Management, which represents a select group of international chamber music ensembles and soloists. . . .His performance of the Mozart Quintet for 8 Piano and Winds was so successful that plans were made for him to join another of Weiss' artists, the American-based Degas String Quartet, for their Tampa Concert in February, 2010, when they will perform Schuman's Piano Quintet... Grigorios Zamparas is a frequent guest at numerous festivals worldwide, having performed several times... "


St. Petersburg Times, Saturday, March 21, Out and About in North Pinellas: Piano Master Class.

“The featured pianist will be Dr. Grigorios Zamparas.”


"A worthy collection of little known juvenilia.”

David R. Dunsmore, Review of The Youthful Beethoven